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  • 15 October 2012

    Maintenance and improvement dredging of Hampton Harbor in Hampton and Seabrook, New Hampshire, will be completed under the terms of a $3,162,780.01 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The project is being constructed in partnership with the Pease Development Authority, New Hampshire Division of Ports and Harbors under […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) issued the following statement on the completion of the multi-phased Norwalk Harbor dredging process: “For over ten years now the recreational boaters, fishermen and commercial shippers of Norwalk’s maritime community have been calling for improvements to our city’s harbor. After a great deal of work, millions in state and federal […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, began hydraulic dredging of approximately 45,000 cubic yards at Michigan City Harbor in Michigan City, Ind., Sept. 6, 2013. Hydraulic dredging of approximately 25,000 cubic yards will be dredged at Burns Small Boat Harbor in Portage, Ind., beginning in a few weeks. The district awarded a contract […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dozen communities throughout eastern Newfoundland are welcoming significant federal investments in harbor infrastructure improvements. Churence Rogers, Member of Parliament for Bonavista-Burin-Trinity, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $25.8 million in harbor infrastructure improvements at 12 harbors throughout […]

  • 30 January 2012

    State Senator Eileen M. Daily (D-Westbrook) and Representative Jim Crawford (D-Westbrook) announced the imminent release of state funding to underwrite channel dredging and anchorage improvements at both the Clinton and Westbrook harbors. A total of $1.7 million will be allocated for the Clinton project; $350,000 in supplemental funding will be allocated for Westbrook. The projects […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., yesterday joined her colleagues to introduce the Harbor Maintenance Act. This legislation would ensure that funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) are used for the intended purpose of dredging and maintaining coastal ports, harbors and waterways. The Harbor Maintenance Tax collects $1.3 to $1.6 billion annually; however […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report: “First and foremost, this bipartisan bill is good for jobs, good for harbor communities across the Great Lakes, and good for Michigan’s economy. For the first time, WRRDA includes language written by Candice […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mayor, Whitsunday Regional Council, Andrew Willcox, joined Member for Dawson, George Christensen, this week to check out the progress of the Shute Harbor Restoration project. Piling works to support the new wharf and pontoons started last week and the full restoration project is expected to be completed by mid-2021, weather permitting. The overall $54.5 million […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Coastal Program, a Division of the Maine Department of Marine Resources has announced the release of the Program Statement for the FY19 Shore and Harbor Planning Grant Program. According to the official statement, funding from this program can be used for municipal/regional projects in Maine’s Coastal Zone that fall under one of the […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today announced the full details of a €17.8m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned fishery harbors and local harbor network. In announcing the initiative the Minister said: “I have set aside €14.9m towards safety, maintenance and new development works […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Orleans County officials this week called on the federal government to dredge the shallow harbor at the Point Breeze. County officials said that the sediment hasn’t been removed from the Oak Orchard Harbor since 2004. According to thedailynewsonline.com, the harbor is now so shallow in some spots that boats in there are running aground or […]

  • 2 May 2012

    According to a dredging application filed by Appledore Marine Engineering, at least 220 million tons of sand will be removed from Hampton Harbor and deposited on or close to nearby beaches. Fred Welch, the Hampton Town Manager, said Appledore has filed application on behalf of the Pease Authority’s Division of Ports and Harbors to perform […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Noyo Harbor District, with the help of SHN Consulting Engineers, has closed bidding for the dredging of the harbor’s mooring basin. According to the District Manager Jere Kleinbach, only one contractor put a bid for the project. The bid by The Dutra Group – specialized in dredging, marine construction, harbors, levees – was for $1.8 million. That bid came […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The silo demolition and harbor dredging projects are both set to begin in Port Stanley this week, according to the Corporation of the Municipality of Central Elgin. The demolition of the silos will take place throughout the month of October, and the dredging of the harbor will continue until spring. With these projects ongoing, the […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Fabian Manning announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at eleven small craft harbors in Newfoundland and Labrador. Funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. “Since 2006, our Government has continuously made major investments that create opportunities for […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada said in their latest release that Graham’s Pond Harbor will soon see some critical repairs, aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy in the community of Gaspereaux. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. “With […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate passed the first funding bill of the year, the FY17 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, in a vote of 90-8 yesterday. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Lisa Murkowski secured a number of provisions to address Alaska’s unique infrastructure needs and promote an “all-of-the-above” approach to energy production. Murkowski successfully […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The Harbor Point cleanup will soon enter a new phase – the dredging of the Utica Harbor. And to celebrate the moment – the first time in 30 years that sediment will be taken from the harbor floor – state and local officials and canal enthusiasts are holding a ceremonial re-opening of the refurbished Utica […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Governors applauded recently introduced legislation in Congress that would permanently fix the nation’s dysfunctional funding program to maintain ports and harbors. Specifically, the Governors pledged their support for the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act, H.R. 335, and commended the sponsors for their leadership in introducing this bill. Once enacted, this legislation […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Vessels

    A Model 5012 HP Versi-Dredge owned by the Town of Cobourg, Canada, is fulfilling another maintenance dredging contract for Wellington Harbour. According to Adam Goheen, Prince Edward County’s director of operations, over the next couple of weeks the dredger will clear built-up sand from the harbour channel leading to Lake Ontario. “Dredging was supposed to […]

  • 19 April 2012

    EPA has issued an enforcement order to AVX Corp. to implement the ongoing cleanup work at New Bedford Harbor, including dredging PCB-contaminated sediment from the Harbor and disposing the dredged sediment to an appropriately licensed off-site facility, into a confined aquatic disposal cell in the Harbor, and into confined disposal facilities to be built along […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., led a bipartisan group of 27 senators seeking legislation to ensure that all funding available in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is dedicated to harbor maintenance projects. The letter asks Senate members of a House-Senate conference committee to strengthen harbor maintenance language included in both the Senate and House versions of […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada’s Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are proposing to undertake routine maintenance dredging at Dauphin River Harbor on Lake Winnipeg.  The scope of this project includes routine maintenance dredging of the harbor entrance channel. Under the official plan, the proposed dredging will be done from the ice by land based equipment and a […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. President Barack Obama recognized the importance of seaport-related infrastructure by announcing seven projects of national and regional significance which will benefit from aggressive federal permit decision-making and review schedules. Each of these projects directly support America’s seaports and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is scheduled to begin October 3 to bring the federal Grays Harbor navigation channel to a deeper depth of -38 feet Mean Lower Low Water and remove accumulated sediments since the last maintenance dredging.  The purpose of the dredging is to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the Grays Harbor channel by reducing tidal delays […]

  • 7 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Lorain’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Lorain Harbor supports more than 400 jobs and generates an estimated […]